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Fun City By The Sea

Updated every Friday
by Saichon Paewsoongnern

 

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

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Community Happenings is an opportunity for all clubs, businesses, hotels, restaurants and entertainment outlets to inform the Pattaya Mail’s readers what new “happenings” are coming up. Send us your happening by email to: [email protected] or by fax 038 427 596.

Announcements

The Pattaya International Ladies Club will host their annual Holiday Bazaar at the Royal Cliff Beach Resort on October 8. PILC says, “All the stalls have now been sold out, and with many new vendors this year, as well as familiar faces from previous years, there should be a wide range of goods for anyone looking for unusual Christmas gifts and goodies.” There are still raffle tickets left, and you can get your book of raffle tickets from Judy Clausen, tel. 038-240-792 (home) or 01-650-6630 (mobile).

Clubs

The Speaker at The Pattaya City Expats Club meeting on September 18 will be Dr. Sunanta Chobtangsilp an Endocrinologist from Bangkok-Pattaya Hospital. She will explain more in layman’s terms about glandular problems and hormone therapies. Nurses will also be on hand from 10 a.m to do, before you eat, (fasting) blood sugar and blood pressure tests. The meeting will start at 10.30 a.m. with a chance for breakfast from 9.30 a.m. There is always plenty of time prior to and after the meeting to meet with and exchange information on an informal basis with fellow expats and The Open Forum is an opportunity to take the mic and share anything of interest to long-stay and visiting expats. See you there at Henry J. Bean’s restaurant in the grounds of the Amari Orchid Resort North Pattaya beach Road.

The Pattaya International Ladies Club September coffee morning will be held at the Art Cafe on Tuesday September 20 from 10.30 a.m. till midday.

The Charity Club of Pattaya meets in the Queen Victoria Inn every Sunday from 1 p.m. till 3 p.m. - all welcome. Call Malcolm 09 744 1040 or Christina 09 545 4185 for details.

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) E.S. Hamilton Post 9876 officially meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Hog’s Breath Saloon, Soi Batman. Other Tuesdays, interested persons generally meet there for lunch and catch up on the latest community news. Operating hours are 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. daily, closed on Sunday. For further information please call the Hog’s Breath at 038 423 462, email: vfwpost9876 @hotmail.com or visit the website: www.vfwpost9876.org

The Rotary Club Eastern Seaboard’s weekly luncheon meeting is at Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa. Meetings are on Tuesdays, beginning at 12:30. Past President Martin Brands: macbee@loxinfo. co.th mobile 01 795 76476.

The Dutch Expats Club Pattaya (NVP) meets the last Thursday of every month at Dolphin Apartments, Soi 20, South Pattaya Road. They also have groups for bridge, computers, Thai language, fishing, literature and much more. For more information email: [email protected]

Scandinavian Expats Pattaya meet the second Sunday of every month. For details contact John tel. 01 523 6080 or Per tel. 07 083 3834.

Dining

Don Joe Ristorante Italiano stills the famous appeal in town. Bigger terrace, better ocean view, splendor atmosphere brilliant food, check out the vast selection Wine Promotion for the month of September at one of the best Italian restaurant in town. Now open for Lunch! Don Joe, in the heart of Walking Street, call Joe for reservation at 038 710 733.

(YABBIES2) Yabbies at The Bay Italian Restaurant, Bar & Terrace

Hearty Dim Sum Sets for Lunch. Not one, not two, not three, but four Dim Sum Sets for lunch at Cascade Café, Dusit Resort Pattaya. The most delectable choices, whether you prefer Empress, Dynasty, Emperor or Marco Polo Set. Your order comes with soup and dessert for only 450 baht net / set. Daily 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. For reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2149-50.

The Montien Hotel, Pattaya is continuing their Theme Buffet Evenings. Tuesdays - Verandah Coffee Shop for the Asian buffet dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 420 baht ++, children 220 baht ++. On Wednesdays-La Mer Restaurant has a Mediterranean buffet dinner 6.30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 450 baht ++, children 250 baht ++. Friday’s at the Verandah Coffee Shop it’s a BBQ & Seafood buffet dinner 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 500 baht ++ and children 280 baht ++. On Saturdays the Verandah Coffee Shop lays out an international buffet dinner 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 450 baht ++ and children 250 baht ++. Pamper yourself with the exceptional variety of all-you-eat favourites, dazzlingly laid out for an evening of leisurely dining. For reservations please call 038 428 155 ext 1620-1 or email: Pattaya @montien.com

Enjoy a special gourmet dinner set at Casa Pascal Restaurant. A full choice of appetizers, main meal and desserts with red or white during your meal for just 1,050++ baht or enjoy unlimited beverages for 2,100++ baht. Be sure to book your table. Casa Pascal Restaurant, Pattaya Second Road, in front of the Marriott Resort, tel. 038 723 660. For more information visit: www.restaurant-pattaya.com

The Bay Italian Restaurant, Bar & Terrace highlights an extraordinary crayfish called Yabbies all through September. This unassuming cousin of lobster and rock lobster has a sweet succulent taste and has more meat than what it appears to be for its size. Yummy yabbies a la carte selection includes fresh avocado stuffed with crabmeat and crayfish, cocktail sauce and butter head leaves; salad bouquet with green asparagus and crayfish, organic dressing; and porcini mushroom soup with crayfish and truffle oil. For reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2270

Kanary Bay Sriracha and Kameo House Sriracha are having a French Food Festival, Chaine des Rotisseurs French Chef Philippe Belly will prepare typical French dishes from different regions in France. If you like to have an exciting evening mixed with culinary delights, drop by and enjoy the a la carte menu or delicious buffet. At Kameo House Sriracha, The Intermezzo offers the French food festival from September 19th to September 25th with a la carte menu. For reservations call 038 314 100.

The Lanna Coffee Shop at the Thai Garden Resort is offering more value for money with their daily changing set menu prepared by their European chef, Marcus. The chef prepares a choice of two menus per day, one European and one Thai. Both consist of a 5-course meal which is available at only 250 baht ++. The Lanna Coffee Shop is open daily and the menus are served from 11.30 a.m. until 11.30 p.m. Enjoy your meal and get value for your money at the Thai Garden Resort.

Jameson’s the Irish Pub has a host of Daily Specials! Don’t miss out on Jameson’s new Thursday night special. Enjoy the Sirloin Steak Night Thursday Special complete with homemade soup, bread and butter, sirloin steak, served with baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, salad and Jameson’s chocolate mousse. A complete 3-course dinner for 150 baht. So don’t miss out; drop in to Jameson’s the Irish Pub, Soi Sukrudee (Soi A.R.), Pattaya, email: info@jame sons-pattaya.com Website: www.jamesons-pattaya.com

Queen M’s Scandinavian Pub & Restaurant is now open for lunch and dinner, serving some of the best from the Thai, Scandinavian and international kitchen. Some of their favourites are meatballs, minced beefsteak, pork chops, steaks, codfish, casserole, all served with mashed or boiled potatoes, brown or b้arnaise sauce and veggies. They also serve Scandinavian style hot-dogs and hamburgers, and of course their famous smorgasbord. Queen M’s is located Naklua Road, Soi 12, just 100 meters up the Soi.

The City Hotel, Sriracha is happy to present its weekly buffet specials Monday Health Food, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday Dim sum and Chinese Buffet, 11.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday Inter Buffet, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday Asian Food Buffet, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday Inter Buffet, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Buffet Lunches. Bring the family for good food, and visit the Clark Hatch Fitness Centre afterwards, play tennis or relax in the swimming pool, sauna or jacuzzi (inclusive of the lunch prices). For the Sunday evening all you can eat Shiki, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adult 359 baht and kids 180 baht. If you like Japanese food … visit Shiki at The City Hotel, Sriracha. For reservations, call 038 322 700-28 or visit: http://www.citysriracha.com

Entertainment

Yeeh Ha! Cowboy festival at the Green Bottle Pub throughout the month of September. On Saturday September 23, Rock ‘n Roll Cowboy, Swing with ‘Elvis Jaruek’ of Thailand and the Cowboy Bartender Show. See ya’ll there! Reservations: Tel: 038 429 870.

NFL Monday’s at Bob’s BBQ, Sunday’s NFL Football games replayed at 7:00 pm on Monday Night. Plus NFL Tuesday’s, Monday Night NFL Football games replayed at 7:00 pm on Tuesday Night. 1 Free Frozen Margarita for everyone during game. All American Beers 120 baht and all other beers 50 baht. Enjoy food specials like: Burger and Fries for 100 baht. VIP Party Room available upstairs with Air and TV. Come watch your favorite teams and enjoy the best BBQ and Burgers in Pattaya. See you at Bob’s BBQ & Grill more info call 06 049 6348.

Signed Manchester United shirt will be up for auction at the Charity Club of Pattaya Charity Gala Dinner.

The Irishman Bar has happy hours from 2 p.m. till 7 p.m. Hinny at 49 baht, Jameson’s whiskey 70 baht. A fun bar, see you there. Drinking St (ACC) Tiffany’s 09 246 2146.

Pattaya’s most popular Power Jam Band, rocking the Moon River Pub & Restaurant, plays nightly except on Mondays. Miss Joy and her band members entertain all foreign and local guests with a wide repertoire from dance music, rock music to evergreens and much more. Enjoy the music while sipping on an exotic cocktail, a draft beer or a glass of wine. Taste the international and Thai menu, or choose one of the Mexican styled dishes and the new snack towers. Try your hand on 3 layers of delicious snacks! Happy hour is daily from 6.30 p.m. until 7.30 p.m. Can you think of a better place to relax and enjoy yourself than at Moon River Pub? So keep on saying, “Bottoms up at the Moon River Pub!” Located in front of the Thai Garden Resort, North Pattaya Road.

Salsa and Latino lessons now take place in Soi Pothisarn. Contact Samantha: 01 7625401 or salsaamante@ yahoo.com

Events

The next Pattaya Gay Festival dinner is at the Balcony Restaurant is on September 21 8.30 pm 1,200 baht with 400 baht going direct to the PGF Charity funds in aid of HEARTT2000 and PGF Charities. A five course meal including a Balcony delight dessert. Tickets available from Ambiance Hotel Pattayaland Soi 3.

ABC Asian Business Consulting Co., Ltd. will hold Pattaya’s “First Exhibition Party” in and around their office at the Pattaya Bazaar on September 24. Businesses are invited to join as guests but at the same time you can promote your service and/or business during this event. The contribution would be 1,000 baht including a voucher for food and drinks to accommodate your customers and business friends. If you like to join as an exhibitor, a table and chairs from where you can operate and introduce yourself to all visitors will be provided. Confirm bookings no later than September 16 either by fax 038 413 145 or email: [email protected]

The Charity Club of Pattaya will be holding a Charity Gala Dinner, prize draw and auction on Saturday October 1 at the Dusit Resort Pattaya. Dinner tickets are 1,600 baht each which covers an extensive Thai & international buffet, live entertainment by ‘4 Plus 1’ and a Free bar! Contact Christina 09 545 4185 or Malcolm 09 744 1040 charity [email protected] Prizes in excess of 300,000 baht, 3 top prizes. Draw tickets 100 baht each. Auction Item; Signed Manchester United shirt, starting bid 20,000 baht! Bids being taken now at the above email.

A new dance club Echoes Dance Club & Terrace Tapas Bar will be opening on October 22 in the Jomtien Complex. A new a place for couples to go and enjoy an evening out. The club will consists of ground floor lounge area and bar plus dancing to Blues, Soul, Reggae, Salsa, Ska. First floor terrace will have large sit out area with Tapas Bar and BBQ area, plus a sports lounge with snooker and pool tables, darts, table football, 64" TV for live premiership games and other sporting events. All welcome to opening night starting at 8 p.m. with free food, drink promotions and prize draws.

New Subway Restaurant will be open on Saturday September 17th, located on the corner of Beach Road and South Pattaya (close to the police box), the third outlet in town, Famous for made to order Footlong and 6 inch sandwiches served on Italian white, wheat and a variety of seasoned breads baked fresh.

Promotions

Free Oversea Calls at Art Caf้ Pattaya: In addition to free ADSL Internet access service, patrons can now also take advantage of the free overseas call desk service at the Art Caf้ bar lounge. Any call to another world-wide land line number can be made by patrons without time limitations or restrictions. For further information please contact or come to the Art Caf้ Pattaya, 285/3, Moo 5, Soi 16 Pattaya Naklua Road, Pattaya, Chonburi 20150, Tel. 0 3836-7652 or 0 1832-6031, email: info@ artcafe-thailand.com; www. artcafe-thailand.com

Door 2 Door is once again offering a special double promotion from Amor Restaurant, 244/15, Pattayaland Soi 3, receive a free home made dessert with all food orders over 500 baht. The second promotion for this month is you receive a 10% discount from Globetrotter Restaurant, 1/54-55, Beach Road, Central Pattaya with all food orders. To receive your free Door 2 Door Menu (2005 Edition) just call 038 720 222 and a friendly driver will deliver a copy to you. Or visit www. door2doorpattaya.com



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